Castelo de São Jorge

Type: Attractions, Family Friendly, Great Views, Historic Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Things to Do with Kids: All kids like castles, and the bigger the better. Fortunately Lisbon castle is one of the grandest in the land and youngsters can enter a make-believe world of medieval magic at this landmark...  Read More
Sightseeing: A sightseeing favourite, Lisbon's castle is the most ubiquitous of the capital's tourist attractions and is a "must see" on any visitor itinerary. The 1755 earthquake destroyed much of the original...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr-Sep: Daily; 9am-9pm
  • Oct-Mar: Daily; 9am-7pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Ticket Concessions Available

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  • Things to Do with Kids: "Free guided tours can be arranged in advance. See website for details."
  • Sightseeing: "Tickets aren't sold at the main entrance. Instead look for the office on the right of the path leading to the castle."
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: One of the city's greatest historical monuments, the castle remains a must-see for any visitor to Lisbon, and the views are spectacular.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: One of Lisbon's – indeed Portugal's – great historical landmarks, the castle remains part of the city's identity and is a compelling sightseeing draw.

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